Burkina Faso strawberry business
The Burkinabe strawberry market is trying to impose itself in the international market.
Made in Burkina Faso strawberries are appreciated for their aroma, texture and sweetness.
However experts agree the quality and packaging of the product should be improved if at all cultivators and exporters hope to meet international standards.
Ivory Coast: Cocoa production up in 2016
Cocoa production in Ivory Coast has witnessed a remarkable increase in the 2016/2017 season.
Statistics from the National Coffee and Cocoa Council indicate that an increase of close to 500 000 tonnes has been recorded due to an improvement in cultivation strategies.
I would like to recall that Cote d’Ivoire is world’s leading cocoa producer , the sector represents 15% of its GDP, more than 50% of its export revenues.